Chelsea announces six-year Colville contract extension

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Chelsea have signed a new contract with defender Levi Colville on a six-year deal with the option to extend for a further year.

The 20-year-old signed a six-year contract with the option to extend for a further year at Stamford Bridge officially on Wednesday.

England U-21 national team defender Made an impressive performance playing against Brighton on loan last season. And he became a regular in Mauricio Pochettino’s side throughout pre-season.

“It was an easy decision.” Colville said.UFABET

“When I grew up All I know is Chelsea, I’ve spoken to the manager. And he reassured me the trust I need.”

“He spoke to me not just as a player. But also as a person It makes a big difference.”

The centre-back was loaned out. Huddersfield in 2021-22 before spending last season at the Amex Stadium.

“It was an easy decision, I grew up at Chelsea, I spoke to the manager. And he assured me that I would be trusted,” said Colville.

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino, 51, spoke about Colville ahead of Thursday’s friendly against Dortmund. “I’m happy to have him with the team. And there is an opportunity for us to work together.”

“I was clear with him. We talked about it being possible for him to fight for places with several members of the team to prove his suitability.

“Obviously there is a possibility that he will play because Ben (Badiachil) is injured. He has a big chance because he is left-footed. and as a center half He has to compete with Ben.”